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NewsAlert Trudeau apologizes for past treatment of Inuit with TB

first_imgIQALUIT, Nunavut — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is apologizing for the way Inuit in northern Canada were treated for tuberculosis in the mid-20th century, calling it colonial and misguided.Trudeau is in Iqaluit today to deliver an apology to the Inuit on behalf of the federal government.Trudeau is acknowledging that many people with TB died after being removed from their families and communities and were taken on gruelling journeys south on ships, trains and aircraft.The prime minister made the visit to the capital of Nunavut a day later than planned after bad weather prevented his plane from landing on Thursday.Trudeau also announced the opening of a database that Inuit families can soon use to find loved ones who died when they were transported south for treatment.The database is part of a wider initiative called Nanilavut, which means “let’s find them” in Inuktitut.More comingThe Canadian Presslast_img read more

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